On April 24, 2024, New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released an audit report on the Office of Renewable Energy Siting (ORES), which was established under the Climate Leadership and

Continue Reading Delays in Renewable Energy Siting in New York: A Closer Look at State Audit Findings

Last month in New York, the Appellate Division, Fourth Department delivered a victory to landfill operator Waste Management, dismissing a laundry list of tort claims arising out of a real

Continue Reading New York Appellate Court Denies Developer’s Landfill Odor Nuisance Claim in Metrose v. Waste Management as New Green Amendment Cases Await Decision

Governor Kathy Hochul’s Executive Budget proposal (the Transportation, Economic Development, and Environmental Conservation budget bill (A.8808/S.8308)) includes two pivotal energy proposals: the Renewable Action Through Project Interconnection and Deployment Act

Continue Reading New York State Proposes ‘Rapid Act’ and Other Bill to Aid in Transition to Renewable Energy and Away From Natural Gas

On Sept. 27, 2023, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) released a draft policy (DEP-23-1) to implement the environmental justice provisions of the Climate Leadership and Community

Continue Reading New York Regulator Releases Draft Policy to Implement Environmental Justice Provisions of NY Climate Law

Greenberg Traurig’s Steven Russo, Co-Chair of the Environmental Practice and the firm’s New York Environmental Practice, is joined by Shareholder Todd Kaminsky and Of Counsel Jane McLaughlin in the

Continue Reading E2 Law Podcast: Episode 19 | Empire Environmental – New York State Climate Action Council Plan to Reduce Carbon Emissions